Expressions

May 27, 2007

Sofas and other things

Filed under: Uncategorized — sweetanticipation @ 8:45 am

This Urban Outfitters Fainting sofa could be a connecting accent in our orange living room to blue green bedrooms- hall.

http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/shopping/product/detailmain.jsp?itemID=29279&itemType=PRODUCT&iProductID=29279

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I will have former dining room converted into MY room for yoga, office, reading…

It is Sherwin Williams Orange Blast. I think I will keep the decor in it white and cream, kind of like this:

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(images via: Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz)
Many societies consider yellow a sacred color, closest to heaven and enlightenment. Throughout history, numerous rulers have chosen yellow as their royal color, from the gold encrusted Ashanti of West Africa to the five legendary emperors of ancient China. In Greek mythology, yellow was the color of Apollo, god of the sun, wisdom and nobility. Maybe I should include yellow and gold here as well.

I love color!!!!

How to arrange furniture in the living room?

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from martha angus design.
Zebra rug is here at Horchow:

http://www.horchow.com/store/catalog/prod.jhtml?cmCat=search&itemId=cprod25780132

or at the same place:

Natural sheepskin rug is available in a variety of shades to suit any room.
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Anna’s blue room would be beautiful with this accents of yellow, zebla, more white.

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Chinoiserie wallpaper sources (Anna’s bathroom and ?)

From Domino Magazine website.

Secondhand Rose

This site claims to have the world’s largest collection of vintage papers, some of which date back 150 years. Prices range from $70 per roll to $1,200 for a roll of an original Frank Lloyd Wright designs.

Hannah’s Treasures

You’ll find a great stock of floral, scenic and graphic papers, mostly from the 1930s through the 1960s. Prices start at $75 per roll.

E.W. Moore

A British site that will ship worldwide, it features floral and geometric repeats in vibrant colors (Click on “book four” for the best selection). Most papers are listed at about $45 per roll.

Tapetorama

A little tricky to navigate this Swedish site (search the wallpaper section by selecting a pattern and then hitting “send”), but worth it. You’ll find some subtle stripes and florals among the modern Scandinavian patterns. Prices start at about $55.

5qm

A German site that offers lots of strong, bold patterns from the 1950s to the 1980s. Check out the re-edition section for mod, reprints of vintage graphics. Prices average $40 to $50 per roll.

Johnny Tapete’s

Another from Germany, this is the place to go if you’re wanting a seventies rec-room look. Prices average about $30 per roll.

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